The Isle of Man’s status as a Fairtrade island has been officially renewed until 2015.
The island was first awarded the status in 2008 and has to reapply every two years.
Fairtrade’s Adam Gardner said: "The movement is thriving in the Isle of Man and people should be proud of the work being done."
Are you a retailer or caterer on the Isle of Man selling Fairtrade products? The Isle of Man is currently renewing its status as a Fairtrade Island and, as co-ordinator of the application, the One World Centre Isle of Man is seeking to compile a list of all shops, cafes, restaurants and other outlets who [...]
LOCAL organisations of all sizes are being encouraged to submit entries for the 2013 Energy Awards, which are now open to submissions. Schools are also invited to submit entries for the 2013 Junior Energy Awards which are being run in conjunction with the Department of Education and Children and kindly supported by HSBC. Winners will [...]
More than 1,600 plastic bottles have been cleared from an Isle of Man beach by a local beach cleaning organisation.
Dozens of volunteers from Beach Buddies filled more than 75 bags of litter in 90 minutes at Ballaugh Cronk.
Organiser Bill Dale said: "It is a record amount of litter, Ballaugh is well known as [...]
THE Water and Sewerage Authority is considering what lessons can be learned – and what changes it can make – after exceptionally wet weather meant it was unable to guarantee the quality of our water supply last month.
A review has been carried out after the authority had to issue boil water notices due to [...]
The Planning Committee of the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival is delighted to announce that celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott will be attending the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival on Saturday 22nd September 2012 at the Nunnery Gardens, Douglas.
Ainsley trained at Westminster College and worked [...]
THE Co-operative group is looking to ignite a green revolution, offering a share of a hefty cash prize to schools to assist in environmental initiatives.
In the UK, 3,500 schools have so far signed up to the free programme, and the invitation has been extended to schools in the Isle of Man to bid for [...]
A LOCAL campaign group is encouraging people in the Isle of Man to go plastic free for 40 days.
Zero Waste Mann is challenging people to do their bit for the environment and give up using plastic bags for Lent (February 22 to April 7).
The group wants local people [...]
GARDENERS from across the Isle of Man are invited to a new event to be held next month to swap seeds and cuttings.
It is being hosted by gardeners who run the various allotments around the Island and will be staged in Laxey on the afternoon of Sunday, February 19.
The event is the idea [...]
Birdwatchers on the Isle of Man are being encouraged to take part in a competition to record visiting bird life around the island over Christmas.
Bird conservation charity Manx BirdLife is encouraging residents to record all sightings of local or visiting birds.
Green Mann Spring offer Pure Spring Water bottled fresh from the heart [...]